EU Court Says Honey With GMO Pollen Needs Approval

Law360, Chicago (September 6, 2011, 1:31 PM EDT) -- The European Union's highest court ruled Tuesday that honey and food supplements containing even the smallest amounts of pollen from genetically modified crops do require regulatory approval before they can be marketed to consumers.

The Court of Justice of the European Union also held that the pollen itself does not fall within the scope of the EU's regulations of genetically modified organisms and food, which require prior authorization before those items can be introduced to the environment or offered for sale, because it can no longer...
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